Thursday, February 11, 2016
A Hong Kong student activist was detained at the city's airport on Wednesday morning, apparently on suspicion of involvement in a violent Lunar New Year clash between police and protesters, his group said.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Hong Kong's Lunar New Year celebration descended into chaotic scenes as protesters and police, who fired warning shots into the air, clashed over a street market selling fishballs and other local holiday delicacies, with dozens injured and arrested.
Saturday, February 6, 2016
The governor of a major Chinese province has been accused of disloyalty to the mainland's ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and removed from his post, amid a growing consolidation of power by mainland China leader Xi Jinping that some have likened to a personality cult.1 Comment
Mainland Chinese authorities confirm they've detained three missing Hong Kong booksellers for an investigation into unspecified criminal activity, shedding more light on a case that's gripped residents with fear that Beijing is tightening its hold on the city.
Deadly warehouse blasts that killed 165 people in a Chinese port city in August were triggered when a chemical stored in an unlicensed facility became too dry and caught fire, investigators announced Friday.
The hundreds of millions of Chinese heading home for Lunar New Year have a relatively new travel option this year: mobile apps to find carpool partners to share costs in what is a novel concept for most Chinese.
Thursday, February 4, 2016
A court in western China has reduced the sentences of 11 Uighurs convicted of terrorism and endangering state security, including a naturalized Canadian preacher whose life term had been sharply criticized by Ottawa.
A mainland Chinese journalist who disappeared while seeking asylum abroad turned up Wednesday, telling his wife by phone he voluntarily returned to China for an investigation, in the latest case of Beijing's increasingly strong reach beyond the mainland for wanted people.
Mainland China unveiled five new military theater commands -- the East, West, South, North and Middle theater commands -- the latest move in a high-profile military reform program.
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Mainland police arrested the maverick founder of China's largest online finance business on suspicion of fleecing 900,000 investors of US$7.6 billion, in what could be the biggest case of financial fraud in Chinese history.